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KCSMMHZ
Dec 22, 2012 8:30am PST
challenge for 45 researchers on board the icebreaker. the danish government has commissioned the geologists' to find out if a seabed in as part of the arctic is part of greenland's landmass and therefore belongs to the kingdom of denmark. christian leads the expedition. in his homeland, he is one of the most experienced specialists in his field. >> we want to get to the north pole because if our hypothesis is correct, then that area belongs to us because one of the largest submarine mountain ranges belongs to us. we are looking for evidence to claim a larger area. all the way over to russia. >> the rich extends northward across the sea floor from greenland and the north pole to the new siberian islands, which are about 1,800 kilometers away. that is why the voyage is politically controversial -- russia, norway, and canada also claim part of the region. the countries are all striving to ensure valuable natural resources are on their territory. the length of the voyage is limited to 45 days. otherwise, when winter sets in, it will become trapped in the polar ice until spring. the danish resea
KCSMMHZ
Dec 25, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> to make sure tourists in particular are not faced with shuttered doors, the spanish government has changed laws regarding business hours. it wants visitors to the crisis- ridden country to have more time to spend money -- 90 hours a week instead of 72. >> it should help encourage trade and create more jobs in the sector. >> but the plans are threatening the siesta. the tradition of the lengthy break to unwind and relax is being sacrificed to the demands of the market. the spanish siesta was introduced in response to extreme working conditions. during the post-war period, it was not just the afternoon heat that force people to take a break. >> a lot of people had to take on two jobs at the same time. it was the only way to divide up the day so that you rested not just at night, but also had a break during the day. >> and health-care professionals say it is still a good idea. they recommend a 20-minute midday nap. they say it makes a difference at night. than a 10% of insomnia cases are chronic, and they are usually caused by work. we over lows hour days to the point where we no
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
for the irish. i hope they get their pardon very soon. >> now, the irish government has officially apologize, and the defense minister has pledged to pardon all deserters this year. at last, after 67 years, philip fairing to no longer needs to be afraid. >> the bill is expected to go through the irish parliament soon. some called pigeons fly in rats. others think of pigeons as the symbol of the peace movement. in any case, the capital of pigeons is in turkey where on the syrian border, the tradition of pigeon breeding dates back more than 700 years. >> it is a clock in the morning. time to open up the furniture shop. before doing that, he had to the roof, just as he does every morning. the 56-year-old is expected by 45 pigeons ready for their routine morning flight. his neighbor is also tending to his birds. there is a dovecote on nearly every roof in the district. he has set up security cameras to protect his precious creatures. they are his pride and joy. many wear adornments on their feet and feathers. >> the neck and head should be slim. the plumage should be strong and evenly
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